my 1998 chevrolet cavalier will start n run when jumped....once you take the cables off it dies! what might b the problem?

Asked by Jul 30, 2016 at 10:32 AM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Bad battery or charging system issue. Inspect all wires cables and grounds .. Check the alternator output at the battery terminals 13.4-14.8 volts DC engine running.

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